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Following the Monterey County Public Health Officer’s order to shelter-in-place, City facilities will close to the public starting 3/18 through 4/7, including City Hall and the Police Department. City staff will continue to work to ensure City business is still being conducted.
Should you need to drop off materials (payments, applications, etc.) for ANY City department, please call or email the appropriate department. Contact information can be found below.


General Inquires (831) 394-3054
Police Non-Emergency(831) 394-6811
For EmergenciesCall 911
Aaron Blair City Manager(831) 394-3054
Charles PoolerCity Planner(831) 394-6700
Connie HorcaActing City Clerk(831) 394-3054 x
Devon LazzarinoFinance Specialist(831) 394-3054
Shelby GormanAdministrative Assistant (831) 394-3054
Mark Parker Public Works Supervisor(831)
Mary Ann CarboneMayor (831)



May 26, 2020

Monterey County Health Officer, Dr Edward Moreno has issued a new Health Officer Order to Continue Shelter-in-Place, dated May 26

Appendix A-Social Distancing Protocol May 26 2020

May 8, 2020

Continuing of Shelter in Place and Relaxing Restrictions on Certain Lower-Risk Businesses

April 30, 2020

Updated Shelter in Place Order April 30, 2020

Monterey County Health Officer Issues Mandatory Face Covering Order effective 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2020.

April 3, 2020

Monterey County Health Department COVID-19 Revised Shelter in Place Order:

March 30, 2020

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order Providing Relief to California Small Business:

March 20, 2020

Order of the Director of Emergency Services of the City of Sand City Imposing Substantive Limits on Residential and Commercial Evictions: Order on Evictions

March 19, 2020

The Governor released a new one-stop ( website for COVID-19 resources.  This is a substantial source of information including unemployment and paid sick leave, along with small business assistance. These specific items may be of interest to you from this website:

Apply for unemployment

Apply for disability benefits

Apply for paid family leave

March 18, 2020

Message from the City of Sand City

March 17, 2020

County of Monterey Declaring Shelter: Covid 19 Health Officer Order – Monterey County

Special Notice Regarding Public Meetings: Meeting Protocol

March 16, 2020

California Department of Pubic Health Guidance for Retail, Food, Beverage, and Other Related Service Venues: Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Food Beverage Other Services

Proclamation of Local Emergency by the City Manager of the City of Sand City: Proclamation of Local Emergency

City Hall closed to the Public but available by phone at (831) 394-3054

March 12, 2020

Update on the response from the State in regard to the coronavirus: CA State Response


How to help stop the spread of the virus

What you need to know and how you can help halt the spread of the virus

Many of the same steps residents take each year to protect themselves against seasonal flu will help reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds;
  • Avoid touching your face with your hands;
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects often – spray the surface, wait 10 seconds, wipe once and let the rest air dry;
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from a person who is ill;
  • Consider delaying travel to areas with outbreaks of COVID-19; and
  • If you haven’t already, get an influenza shot. Influenza is still circulating in our communities.

If you do get sick, to keep from spreading the virus to others:

  • Stay home and avoid public or crowded areas;
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with your elbow, not your hands;
  • Consider the use of over-the-counter medications to reduce symptoms of fever, coughing, and congestion;
  • Reserve emergency room visits for serious illness and medical emergencies like injuries, difficulty breathing, chest pain, and altered levels of consciousness; and call your medical provider before visiting the office. Most otherwise healthy individuals with mild respiratory symptoms may not need to see a medical provider.

If you are concerned about a disruption due to the virus, using general preparedness methods may make you feel more secure, such as:

  • Have a supply of all essential medications for your entire family;
  • Make a childcare plan if you or your child’s caregiver is sick or there is a school closure;
  • Know how you can care for a sick family member without getting sick yourself.

Local and State Resources: 

California Department of Public Health –

Monterey County Public Health –

Montage Health – CHOMP –

Business Resources from the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order to Protect Renters and Homeowners During COVID-19 Pandemic

Employment Development Department for the State of California:

Cal Coastal 504 Loan Program

United Way 211 support

Monterey County Office of Emergency Services


Resources for Small Businesses

Entry Signs provided by the County of Monterey Health Department

COVID-19 Entry Sign – English

COVID-19 Entry Sign – Spanish

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to California Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) information:

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance information:

Employers can apply for the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Work Sharing Program if reduced production, services, or other conditions cause them to seek an alternative to layoffs:

If you’re unable to work because you are caring for a sick or quarantined family member with COVID-19, you can file a Paid Family Leave claim:

If a medical professional says you are unable to work due to having or being exposed to the Coronavirus, you can file a Disability Insurance claim:

The EDD provides a variety of support services to individuals affected by COVID-19 in California. The waiting period is reduced. General info:

IRS to delay the April 15 tax payment deadline by 90 days, read more:

KION – Let the Monterey community know you are open for business

iBank – Small business funding


What the City of Sand City is doing?

The City of Sand City is taking every precaution available to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in our community. With guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Monterey County Health Department is the lead agency locally providing protocols for addressing any potential local cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Together, the County, local cities, and hospitals are coordinating efforts to contain the potential spread of the virus and to get accurate information to the community. The City continues to be in close contact with all local and state agencies involved to get the latest information, requirements, and recommendations to prepare for and reduce the severity of the virus spreading.

The City will continue to adapt to and monitor the situation, and communicate to our community in order to support the health and safety of everyone. The people around the world already affected are in our thoughts, and we hope for containment of this virus soon.

To receive updates regarding COVID-19 in Monterey County, text MCCOVID19 to 888777

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